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Compliance Managers

Also called: Compliance Coordinator, Compliance Manager, Compliance Officer, Director of Compliance

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What they do:
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization to ensure compliance with ethical or regulatory standards.
On the job, you would:
  • Maintain documentation of compliance activities, such as complaints received or investigation outcomes.
  • File appropriate compliance reports with regulatory agencies.
  • Conduct or direct the internal investigation of compliance issues.

Knowledge

Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Safety and Government
  • law and government
Business
  • customer service
  • management

Skills

Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Persistence
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Self Control

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Compliance software
  • The Garland Group RiskKey
  • Thomson Reuters Paisley Enterprise GRC
Internet browser software
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Web browser software
Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education

Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
master's degree
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$103,530
per year, on average
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